Since 1831, New York University has continued to grow into one of the largest private universities in the country. If you have set your sights on one of NYU’s undergraduate programs, you will have to submit exam scores, transcripts and a teacher evaluation with your application. Your grades and SAT scores help the admissions office decide if you will be a good fit for NYU.
Show Them Your Scores
NYU doesn’t list a minimum SAT score to apply. However, you must submit official results directly from the testing organization for one of the following: the SAT Reasoning Test, the ACT with Writing Test, three SAT Subject Test scores or three AP exam scores. If you have an International Baccalaureate Diploma or have three IB higher-level exam scores, you can submit these instead. According to the New York University website, as of 2013, most students who are accepted to the school receive between 650 and 750 on the Math portion of the SAT, between 630 and 730 on the Critical Reading portion of the SAT and between 660 and 750 on the Writing portion of the SAT.
Getting the Grades
No minimum GPA is required to apply. However, according to the Princeton Review, the average accepted student to NYU has a 3.6 GPA in high school. NYU does recommend strengthening your application by taking four years of English and three to four years of history/social studies, mathematics, laboratory sciences and foreign language. You must supply NYU with an official transcript from your high school with a graduation date posted. If you passed the General Education Development exam instead, you must send in an official copy of your certificate.